How early can I make cupcakes & frosting before serving?

by Kari
(California)

I have a party this saturday for 100 people. I am making cupcakes and frosting from scratch. I need to know how many days in advance can I make both the cupcakes and the frosting without them tasting stale or going bad? I will be frosting the cupcakes the day of the party. Please advise, I need suggestions. HELP!

From the editor:

Hi Kari,

You can make the cupcakes two days before the party and if you store them covered, they'll be fine.

Frosting is fine to make a week or so in advance.

Assembly is best the day of, if it's an event later in the day, or the night/day before.

Good luck.

Regards,
Michelle (editor)

Comments for How early can I make cupcakes & frosting before serving?

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Aug 12, 2015
Education NEW
by: Anonymous

In order to have a person, society and a country progressed, education and custom essay writing is important. Education is necessary as it makes a person to think in the productive way. The privileged of being educated provides a person with the boldness of character.

Feb 01, 2011
Cupcakes in advance
by: Michelle

Do you store the cupcakes in the fridge or room temp? Also, does the same rule apply for minicupcakes regarding being able to make them 2 days in advance? Cheers!

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Questions About Decorating a Cake.

looking for something in particular?

If you want to find something in a hurry? No Problem. Find the answers you need here:

search this site

Custom Search

still have questions?

If you still have any questions about baking, assembling or decorating a cake, ask them here!

keep the excitement going

Never be short of a great cake idea at a moment's notice.

Sign up for the "Too Nice To Slice" newsletter and get fantastic insider tips, tricks and out of the box cake decorating ideas delivered right to your inbox.

Email

Name

Then

Don't worry -- your e-mail address is totally secure.
I promise to use it only to send you 'Too Nice To Slice'.

share the love

If you like what you see, why not share this site with your friends? There's always something new baking around here.